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Lorna Schultz Nicholson is full-time writer who divides her time between Calgary, Alberta and Penticton, British Columbia. She has published over 20 books and they include children’s picture books, middle grade fiction, YA fiction and many non-fiction sports books. Her books have been nominated for numerous awards and her Olympic book, Home Ice, was on the Globe and Mail Bestselling list for many weeks during the 2010 Olympics.

Before she began her writing career she received a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Victoria and worked as a fitness coordinator, a television host and reporter, a radio host (she had her own syndicated show called Family Time), a murder mystery actor and a rowing coach. Writing is her passion.

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Today’s Brilliance from Lorna Nicholson

Life is about passion, finding something to do that makes you excited and gives you a reason to live. That something can be anything. Too many people are afraid to live passionately because they fear they won't be successful at their passion. Yes, some people, like professional musicians, actors and athletes, make millions of dollars doing what they love and that is fantastic. Unfortunately, so many people look at them and say, "I can't do that. I'm not good enough at my passion." So they give up and live a life that is safe. But, honestly, pursuing your passion doesn't…

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